Sept. 23, 2013
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday denied the Lebanese group had received chemical weapons from Syria.
Members of the Istanbul-based opposition Syrian National Coalition
had accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government of
transferring chemical weapons to Hezbollah to escape inspection.
“This accusation is truly laughable,” Nasrallah said in a televised
speech. “We understand the dimensions and background of these
accusations, and these have dangerous consequences for Lebanon.